Starting secondary school
Apply for a secondary school place for September 2018, if your child was born between 1 September 2006 and 31 August 2007.
If your child has an Education, Health and Care Plan or statement of special educational needs you don’t need to apply through this admission process. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org instead.
Key dates for secondary school admissions 2018:
|Registration for the Medway Test opens||9am, Thursday 1 June 2017|
|Registration for the Medway Test closes||5pm, Friday 30 June 2017|
|Deadline for special arrangements requests from schools||Friday 7 July 2017|
|Secondary school applications open||9am, Monday 11 September 2017|
|Medway Test dates||Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20 September 2017|
| Medway Test date for Medway schools who opt for Saturday
testing and children from non-Medway schools
|Saturday 23 September 2017|
|Results of the Medway Test||Monday 9 October 2017|
|Deadline for Medway Test review requests||Monday 16 October 2017|
|Deadline for primary and junior schools to submit review work to Medway Council||10am, Wednesday 18 October 2017|
|Medway Test reviews||Thursday 19 and Friday 20 October 2017|
|Review decisions posted to parents and carers||By Tuesday 24 October 2017|
|Secondary school applications close||5pm, Tuesday 31 October 2017|
|Offers sent to parents and carers||Thursday 1 March 2018|
| Places must be accepted/refused
Requests to go on a waiting list and appeals must be submitted
|By Friday 23 March 2018|
|Re-allocation of vacant places begins||Monday 9 April 2018|
|Re-allocation of vacant places ends||Monday 31 December 2018|
Question and answer sessions
To help guide families through the admissions process, we're running a series of presentations on how it works and what you need to do.
You can ask any questions you have and you don't need to book a place, just turn up.
There are two presentation times on each date at each venue.
|Tuesday 6 June 2017||4.30pm and 6.30pm||Rainham Mark Grammar School
Pump Lane, Gillingham, ME8 7AJ
|Wednesday 7 June 2017||4.30pm and 6.30pm||The Hundred of Hoo Academy
Main Road, Hoo, Rochester, ME3 9HH
|Tuesday 13 June 2017||4.30pm and 6.30pm||The Victory Academy
Magpie Hall Road, Chatham, ME4 5JB